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23rd Nov 2021


10:30 am

Focusing on improving pasture legumes under dryland and irrigated conditions in Tasmania, species selection and establishment. Featuring an update on the latest TIA/MLA on-farm trial investigating dryland  pasture legume species and over-sowing methods at “Fosterville”, legume options under irrigation as well as irrigation scheduling and the free “Irri Pastures app”.

Format

10.30am – Welcome – Simon Foster “Fosterville”

10.40-11.30am – Legumes in dryland pastures (inc. looking at trial plots) – Rowan Smith (TIA) Covering update on legume establishment trials

11.30-11.50am – Irrigated legume options in mixed cropping/grazing systems – Jason Lynch (Pinion TBC)

11.50-12.10pm – Irrigated Pasture – Irrigation scheduling and the Irri Pastures App- James Hills (TIA)

12.10-12.30pm – Irrigated walk (looking at irrigated legumes and irrigation scheduling)

12.30-1pm – Discussion

1pm – lunch (included)

Location: “Fosterville’ via Campbell Town

Please RSVP on Eventbrite HERE

You can also view some more information about Pasture Legumes by checking out this video clip.